"How Much Can You Eat?" And Other Mildly Frightening Food Facts

One of America's biggest eating days is almost upon us, but before we eat all of the things, how much of the things can we really eat? Vsauce3's latest video has the answer to this and a smorgasbord of other eating inquiries.


The average human stomach can hold between three to four liters of stuff, which further explains why I painted the mall food court with my lunch after chasing it with a two liter bottle of Cherry Cola Slice back when I was 15. That and the fact that our bodies are built to reject things that we shouldn't be ingesting, like a two liter bottle of Cherry Cola Slice nicked from the mall's CVS drug store.

But at least I don't have pica, the disorder that causes people to crave and eat non-food items, like dirt and rocks and Jeep Cherokees. Nor will I ever contract kuru, the nervous system disease that's generally contracted by eating human brains.

I've learned so much already!

So before you sit down for your annual Thanksgiving meal or traditional "watch the Americans eat like pigs" marathon, be sure to replace your traditional fine plates and bowls with a three liter beaker. Fill it to the top and dig in.


Something Wong

Fun fact - I'm 135 pounds, but I can finish 2 fetus sized chipotle burritos.

Good old fast metabolism! It's going to suck when it wears off in my 4o-50's....